Learn How to Develop a Prosperous Mindset

Changing your mindset to a prosperous one is an acknowledgment that you are worthy. It is an act of self-love and empowerment.
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When I first started to take responsibility for my life and not just leaving it to chance, random acts of God, luck or other people's actions, I had to learn to spot my "negative and lack mindset." I had no idea that I had been programmed from my environment (i.e., family, school, religion, community, media, etc.) and that I could change my life and wealth by changing my mindset.

I don't know about you, but there were no consciously empowering mindset trainings in my childhood or part of my adulthood. You were expected to do as you were told and be a good citizen with limited personal power.

I lived the unhappy attitudes listed below because as a child I was programmed with the beliefs and vows of my immediate family and community. To survive and be part of the tribe I had to play by their rules.

In third grade I started my quest and research on personal power and wanted to know how to be powerful, because I wanted to feel empowered. I started by reading Freud and Witchcraft books.

My life felt out of my control and like a roller coaster ride on a daily basis. Some days things flowed smoothly the way I wanted and other days it was like I couldn't get a break. Positive or negative outcomes felt like they were the result of someone flipping a coin. I felt powerless, not good enough and like a victim. I kept thinking and believing that if I just knew "how to do everything the right way, was smarter or prettier or thinner, or had more money, or was a male or if I just didn't do this or that? Only then would I be good enough.

When I intuitively found John Assaraf in my early 40s, he was teaching business along with the Law of Attraction and I knew I had to have him as a mentor. I had never heard of anyone in the business world doing this and I was fascinated by it. John educated me about the mind, energy and the Universe's laws. I learned I had a lot more influence over the results of my life than I had grown up to believe. All of a sudden my life wasn't as chaotic as usually. I felt more empowered and focused. I was having a higher rate of success manifesting what I desired in my life. It felt magical and yet it was science.

I had no idea that I had so much personal power. I thought I was weak and unworthy of the dreams I longed for. I was so upset when I found out that others (particularly business men) knew this information and weren't freely teaching it to everyone!

Why wouldn't we teach this in school? Why wouldn't we empower our youth -- everyone?

That's why I want to share with you how you can start to have more control, power and desired manifestations for yourself.

It all starts with your mindset. A prosperous mindset is high vibrational energy which draws to you new circumstances, people and events to help you create your life.

A mindset is a set of beliefs or way of thinking that determines ones
behavior, outlook and mental attitude. This mindset creates feelings and
those feelings are energy which is expressed into the Universal Field and
attracts more opportunities to experience more of what you are feeling and desiring back to you.

Gratitude for prosperity = more prosperity
Love attracts more love
But also
Fear attracts more fear, limitations create more limitations etc.

Self Study
The first thing I did, and recommend you do is find out where your mindset is right now by taking a good look at your own thoughts, environment and circumstances. Ask yourself, "What thoughts, beliefs, actions or lack of actions is creating your present reality?"

Then take the "Prosperous mindset" quiz and then start replacing each of your current non-prosperous mindsets wit the your mindset with the prosperous ones. You may choose to do one at a time or a couple. Let go of your shame and guilt about not being more than you are at the moment. You were programmed to be stuck there but now you are free to advance your prosperity further with this knowledge and training.

You can create positive affirmations by replacing the beginning of the sentence with an " I." For example, "I think big" or "I create my life" and write the ones you are working with down on a 3x5 card and read them throughout the day feeling the way you will feel when it is true. Feeling it is very important. You can make it a mantra you repeat throughout the day that raises your energy level to feeling what it is you will feel when you receive what you desire.

For instance, "I am creating my life to feel free, excited and empowered. I will let myself feel these feelings for about 10 minutes imaging all I would create from that feeling and imagined state of mind and being. I follow up with any actions that come to mind in this process. I do this daily until they manifest in my life and I literally feel freer, more excited and empowered naturally. I don't have to work at it anymore."

Changing your mindset to a prosperous one is an acknowledgment that you are worthy.

It is an act of Self-love and empowerment.

Up-leveling your mindset improves the results in your life.

This is not a one time deal, it is a lifetime inner job, worthy of your attention, as you are worthy of your desires.


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